Arthur Young, Travels in France, During the Years 1787, 1788, 1789. Published in London by George Bell and Sons in 1890. Third edition. Red cloth hardcover. With introduction by M. Betham-Edwards. In English.
This is an important primary source for historians interested in information about the French countryside on the eve of the French Revolution. An agriculturist, Young gleaned the countryside for evidence of change over time in these years of tumult.
The editor Matilda Bentham-Edwards, in addition to her own creative works, was devoted to enhancing British-French relations. (Please note that the signature beneath Young's portrait is printed.)
In very good condition. Some wear on covers. Pages are clean and binding is tight.
This book measures 7 3/4 H x 5 1/4 W x 1 3/8 D inches, and weighs 1 lb. 4 1/4 oz.